What Happened on May 22, 1819

Historical Events

  • The SS Savannah sets sail from Savanah Harbor in Georgia on an historic journey to become the 1st steam propelled vessel to cross the Atlantic

Famous Deaths

  • Jan Hendrik van Kinsbergen, Dutch naval officer and founder of Dutch Marines Corp, dies at 84
1819 Highlights

About May 22, 1819

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 204 years, 4 months and 10 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Gemini